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Thomas Jones has faced the challenges of kidney disease almost his entire life. When his kidneys failed as a young man, he started on dialysis. The hardest part? Not being able to work or be a more productive citizen in his community. As he plans his life, he always must consider the impact of this disease and make sure there is transportation to dialysis clinics.

But, thanks to the generousity of the American Kidney Fund supporters, he was able to get support and the help he needed to live a healthier life.

"AKF helps people with kidney disease and advocates for better treatment options and care for patients - AKF is a worthy cause." - Thomas Jones


You make a difference in the lives of so many

"My father passed away after a three year battle. Without the help of AKF, there's no way he would have survived as long as he did. You all provided my family with an opportunity to spend invaluable time with him and for that, we are forever grateful!"

- Samantha K. Florida

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Your support of the American Kidney Fund saves lives. You make it possible for us to share information on kidney health to over 40,000 individuals at our exhibits, contact 20,000 people on our HelpLine, help 66,000 dialysis patients maintain health insurance coverage and so much more.

Your generous giving helps us make a difference for millions affected by this disease. Your gift of...

  • ...provides transportation for a dialysis patient to get to and from a dialysis center or hospital.
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  • ...enables an insulin-dependent diabetic kidney patient to purchase a supply of syringes.
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  • ...fills three prescriptions for a dialysis patient undergoing dialysis treatment.
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Millions of Americans on dialysis are just not able to get the treatment they need to survive. Patients with chronic kidney disease often face difficult challenges. They turn to the American Kidney Fund as their last hope. Together, we can make sure that kidney patients can sleep at night and face each day with strength and confidence.